16002 spectators had come to Loose here
this cloudy day. Augustin Řezáč
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Ivo Mobers
and Tzoori Avidan
Vinder. had chosen a strategic 3-4-3 formation.
The following players had been chosen: Moreno Blanco - Mizelli, Palm, Babulewicz - Damghani, Thollet, Imobersteg, Nizet - Gudmundsen, Rácz, Berland.
aarhus started off with a 3-5-2 lineup.
Lineup: Ñacle - Vester, Løvgren, Ulmer - Doubrava, Mignogna, Lê, Ferrer, Fisker - Yurttaşer, Ilsø.
Today, aarhus's strategy involved concentrating on the flanks for their attacks.
A mistake by the home side's central defence after 11 minutes allowed Á. Lê
to score for aarhus. The scoreboard now read 0 - 1.
After 23 minutes M. Rácz
made a speedy advance and dropped the ball to R. Gudmundsen
who shuffled it past the keeper. The score was now 1 - 1.
Vinder. could have put themselves ahead after 27 minutes but M. Rácz
missed a volley shot on a ball coming in from the right.
Some great play up the middle by Vinder. led to a chance for A. Berland
to score after 35 minutes, but the shot hit the crossbar.
The visiting R. Løvgren
was booed thoroughly by the home crowd 37 minutes into the game, after he broke through the middle and scored, resulting in the visitors taking the lead. 1 - 2 was the score.
Speedy I. Damghani
tried one of his patented rushes 38 minutes into the game, but M. Ulmer
was just as fast and averted the attack.
The teams went for the halftime break at 1 - 2.
Possession in this half belonged to Vinder., who controlled the ball 56 percent of the time.
The coach of aarhus was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 48 minutes, C. Palludan
came on for P. Ilsø
wanted to play on, but the aarhus coach had other ideas, and he was replaced 58 minutes into the game by D. Monticone
With 68 minutes played, aarhus put themselves up 1 - 3 after an attack from the right, caused by a defensive blunder. The scorer was B. Yurttaşer
By now, the players in aarhus felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
was called on to replace aarhus's A. Mignogna
after 77 minutes following a nasty collision.
Vinder. enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 63 percent of possession.
Vinder.'s top performer was clearly A. Berland
turned in a dismal performance, however.
performed admirably for aarhus.
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The match ends 1 - 3.